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Real Life Things You Shouldn't Say to a New Mother

If you search things not to say to pregnant women on google you will get many hits from all different types of sources and outlets; Cosmo, WomensHealth, PregnancyHealth, Buzzfeed-just to name a few- but they really miss the key points. 496 more words

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Planning for Postpartum: Help is Not a Luxury

http://www.mothering.com/articles/planning-for-postpartum-help-is-not-a-luxury/

The idea of a couple growing a family in isolation is new to human society. What we need, in the absence of our families and tribal support systems, is postpartum doulas.

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Motherhood

Breastfeeding & Postpartum Depression

When a baby nurses every two hours and the latch is painful every time, and baby fusses and constantly pops off the breast, we start thinking “What is wrong with me?

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Ten Tips to Help Reduce Fear of Childbirth

  1. Do not listen to the “horror” birth stories.  Ask friends, family, and strangers to refrain from sharing negative experiences.  Instead, read about positive birth stories, there’s plenty out there!
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Baby

It Doesn't End on the Big Day

You probably think about the Big Day a lot. Even before it’s remotely close to time, many many people dream about the birth of their babies. 519 more words

Postpartum

Your Postpartum Guide | Bottle Drama

As new parents, one of the things that worries us the most after having a baby is going back to work. Whether it’s 6 weeks or 3 months or 1 year, it can be daunting for both parents and baby. 460 more words

Your Guide

Doulas: Should you hire a labor coach?

What’s a doula?

A birth doula is a trained labor coach who assists you during labor and delivery. She provides you with continuous emotional support, as well as assistance with other non-medical aspects of your care. 794 more words

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